The Global Politics of Land and Territory
0.5 Credit

Hours per week:
  • Lecture/Discussion: 3

Struggles over the control of land are central to a wide range of political issues. This course surveys the global terrain of land politics in what has been called the era of the ‘global land grab'. Topics may include inter-state conflicts over territory and borders; fights over land acquisitions and seizures for industry, infrastructure, agriculture and urbanization; the place of land in development policy and environmental conservation; indigenous politics; and peasant activism.

Additional Course Information
Year 3 or Year 4, and PO220 or PO232 (or permission of the department).